Academic Success

How you can prepare and succeed in the classroom.

Kas Dina, a Choices Teen Adviser, asks, “What’s the best way to email adults when asking for help with things like job opportunities? I’m always afraid I come off as immature.”  

“I’m so nervous about an upcoming speech that I haven’t even started to write it. What are some tips that will help me wow the crowd and feel prepared?”  — Karli Waldrep, a Choices Teen Adviser and high school sophomore in Mahom


"Group projects can feel so overwhelming, especially when people don’t cooperate and follow through. What are some tips for keeping everyone on track?” 
Liza Goldstone is a Choices Teen Advisor and ninth-grade student in Boca Raton, Florida


With sports, chorus, and school, how can I find time for myself? I wish I could hang out with friends more, and I also want to learn to play the ukulele. 

Don’t let standardized test insanity drag you down. This guide will help you survive the toughest part of the school year without losing your cool.

Nothing’s more anxiety-inducing—for you or your students—than the rigor of standardized tests. That’s why we've has pulled together the very best of teachers’ own tried-and-true tips to keep your classroom meltdown-free this time of year.

Are you a procrastinator? An overcommitter? A Forgetter? No worries! We’ll show you how to get it done (with time to spare).